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On This Day In 1982, The Unbelievable Happened In Tennessee

Alright, well, MAYBE you can believe it happened. Because on May 1st, 1982, Knoxville hosted the World’s Fair in Tennessee. Yep. The WORLD’S FAIR. It wasn’t no fancy schmancy west coast town that pulled in the fair going folk; it was gorgeous east Tennessee and our fantasy world of a state. Let’s take a walk down memory lane together, shall we?

On May 1st, 1982, Knoxville made history. Do you remember this exciting event?

Meghan O'Brien
Meghan is a Tennessee transplant wildly in love with Music City. She’s quite the fan of snobby coffee, late night diner dates and the unnecessary hair flip.